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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Oct 10, 2010 3:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Brokedown?

Can't help you post Keith and Donna, but 5-11-77 has long been a favorite of mine. Jerry repeats the 'weeping willow' verse twice - instead of sounding like it was a mistake, Jerry gives you the feeling, through his sweet and expressive singing, that he repeated it twice to make an impression . . . as the Mississippi River flowed just outside the venue across the road . . .

"Goin to plant a weeping willow
On the banks green edge it will grow grow grow
Sing a lullaby beside the water
Lovers come and go - the river roll roll roll

Fare you well, fare you well
I love you more than words can tell
Listen to the river sing sweet songs
to rock my soul"